Sounds made by The PIPE and The Stubby PIPE

Published: 2009-07-25


Last Updated: 2019-09-12



Applies To




When you scan a button, The PIPE and The Stubby PIPE make a sound to inform you of their status.



More Information

Each PIPE model can make various sounds when scanning a button to indicate status.  Click any link below to play the sound.








PIPE II version 5.01 Enhanced Storage Warning

The PIPE II with firmware version 5.01 and higher can make another type of beep.  This Storage Warning occurs under the following conditions:

  1. The PIPE II has been used with Guard1 Plus 5.x software and has been placed in Enhanced Storage Mode,
  2. The PIPE II contains more than 4883 records, and
  3. You are attempting to download The PIPE II to software or a downloader that does not support Enhanced Storage Mode (e.g. Guard1 Plus version 4 or earlier or IP Downloader 2.5).


If you receive the Storage Warning beep, you should download the PIPE at a USB Downloader connected to Guard1 Plus 5 software. If you do not have Guard1 Plus 5 software, contact Technical Support for assistance.



PIPE II Power-Up Reset Notification

During manufacturing or repair, The PIPE II makes a musical beep when the battery is connected. This beep should never occur during normal use. If you hear this beep, stop using the PIPE and request an RMA to return the PIPE for evaluation and repair.